Reyma Buan-Deveza, abs-cbnNEWS.com
Posted at 09/10/2008 4:12 PM | Updated as of 09/10/2008 6:22 PM
DUTCH TREAT. Charice performs at the Netherlands' Feyenoord Centennial
15-year-old Filipina singer Charice Pempengco once again proved her singing prowess as she performed for the centennial anniversary of the famous Feyenoord Football Club in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, last September 6.
Her rendition of the club's theme song "You'll Never Walk Alone" was witnessed by more that 50,000 people who were present at the De Kuip Stadium
While Charice was singing the inspirational hit, her audience mostly supporters and members of Feynoord couldn't help but to sing with her, too.
In the video, posted by "FalseVoice," Charice wears a sporty shirt and pants while belting high notes of the song. Aside from the song "You'll Never Walk Alone" the young diva also performed the song "And I'm Telling You" that she dedicated to all the football club's loyal fans and supporters.
"I had been asked to sing this songs and I want to dedicate this song to all the Feynoord supporters who over the years stayed with and stood by their team through thick and thin they did not go away and I'm here tonight to celebrate the 100 years," she said. (Catch her performance on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50cyzGy4_-M)
In her interview prior to her performance at the De Kuip Stadium Charice said that she's really excited to perform in front of thousands of people and to sing on the stage of a very huge venue.
“Okay naman po siya… noong una hindi ko alam iyon pero ganoon pala ka special iyong event. Kaya ngayon po nagpa-practice ako... Kinakabahan ako pero masya kasi sa akin nila binigay iyong song,” Charice told abs-cbnNEWS.com before she went to The Netherlands.
She said she was handpicked by the organization to sing for them after they watched her video posted on Youtube.
“Nakita po nila kasi iyon na kinanta ko sa Wowowee, iyon kinuha po nila ako,” the young singer said.
Last July 20, Charice performed with world-famous Andrea Bocelli and received standing ovations.
Charice boosted her international career when she appeared in the Paul O’Grady Show in London last April 8 and on the Ellen DeGeneres show in December of 2007.
On April 11th, abs-cbnNEWS.com broke the story that she just finished taping a special episode for Oprah. Her special appearance on Oprah was aired May 12th.